Oct. 25, 2005
Marian "Jean" Ayala, 76, of Makakilo died at home. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by husband Benedict, daughter Marsha Flores, brother Donald Smith, sister Sandra Pryor, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Willie J.H. Chow
Oct. 17, 2005
Willie J.H. Chow, 83, of Kailua, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 7 Public Works Center supervisor and World War II veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Anna; son Michael W.; brothers George, James and Jacob; sister Catherine Lima; and four grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal services to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Beatrice Rios De Costa
Oct. 15, 2005
Beatrice Rios De Costa, 87, of Mountain View, Hawaii, formerly of Wahiawa, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Joseph, daughters Veronica Sutherland and Ramona Villalobos, brother Joseph Rios, sister Dolores Hoose, 21 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403 California Ave., Wahiawa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Edward Shigeyuki Fujita
Oct. 25, 2005
Edward Shigeyuki "Shige" Fujita, 66, of Hilo, a retired salesman, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Darrell; daughter Traci; brothers Toshio, Robert, Thomas and Herbert Hirano; half brother Eichi Muromachi; and a grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.
Lillian Yuk Yin Hildreth
Oct. 8, 2005
Lillian Yuk Yin Hildreth, 84, of Honolulu, a retired accountant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Charles Miller; brothers Raymond K.M. Hoe, Eugene Bal Jr. and Daniel, Wendell and Damien Ho; sisters Genevieve Black, Beatrice Silva, Mary Quemado and Flora Ho-Kaai; and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Oct. 8, 2005
Yoshinori Ibiguchi, 80, of Honolulu, a retired electrician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Alan and sisters Misae Sakamoto, Kinue Yamada, Toshie Yoshida, Marguerite Abe and Carole Takushi. Private services.
Oct. 12, 2005
Tatsuo Kanda, 83, of Kaneohe, a retired city electrician, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Dolores A., son Clifford, daughter Jean, brother Noboru, sister Janet Waki and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Oct. 12, 2005
Henchi Luther, 47, of Waipahu, an Airport Services International Group aircraft fueler, died. He was born in Republic of Marshall Islands. He is survived by wife Loloma; son Kenneth; daughters Paulina, Kiomi, Nera, Nela and Angelma; and 14 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waipahu Stake Center. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Monday at Laie Cemetery. Additional information for an obituary printed Wednesday.
Aug. 13, 2005
Yukio "Nick" Miyamoto, 86, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service clerk, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Sumie and sister Esther Hasegawa. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Oct. 24, 2005
Florence Morris-Boyd, 90, of Punaluu, a retired U.S. Naval Laundry and Del Monte Cannery employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Melvin Morris, brother Reginald Rego, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10:20 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at the cemetery. Aloha attire.
Glenn D. Nagamoto
Sept. 22, 2005
Glenn D. Nagamoto, 60, of Long Beach, Calif., a U.S. Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Long Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Helen Maeda, Eleanor Nagamoto and Marion MacRitchie. Private services.
Oct. 24, 2005
Ronald Sailor, 64, of Puhi, Kauai, a Wal-Mart associate, died at home. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Patricia, sons Gregory and Kevin, daughter Kelly Wohdolleck, parents Theodore and Phyllys, brother Ted and six grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.
Oct. 24, 2005
Yukiko Tanaka, 84, of Wailuku, a Wailuku Hongwanji secretary, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Warren and Neal; daughters Kathryn and Janice Tanaka and Sandra Tomiyama; brothers Larry, Paul and Osamu Yamamoto; and sister Emi Inouye. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Wailuku Hongwanji. Call after noon. Refreshments to follow services.
Helen Meyers Vinano
Oct. 14, 2005
Helen Meyers "Tootsie" Vinano, 69, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Wilson; sons Wilson Jr., Ricky, Michael, Kekoa, Kawika and Justuc Vinano; daughters JoAnn and Felisa Vinano and Donna M. Wright; brothers Lionel and Francis Meyers; sisters Irene Pacquing, Evelyn Alexander and Anna Martin; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Oct. 18, 2005
Masaji Yamashita, 88, of Honolulu, a retired R M Towill Corp. vice president and city land court surveyor, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by wife Yoshie, sons Paul M. and Russel H., daughters Norma S. Smith and Aimee N. Yamaoka, brother Mutsuo, sisters Shizue Shimoda and Elnora Yee, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Joseph Makualoa Young Jr.
Oct. 20, 2005
Joseph Makualoa "Sonny" Young Jr., 74, of Kaneohe died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Kalaoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Thelma Lopez; sons Jerry, Lambert and Darryl Gonzales and Brian and Eric Lopez; daughters Arla Aweau and Lynette Santos; brothers Edward and Abraham; sisters Rose Wilcox and Annie Purdy; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 45-150 Waikalua Road, Kaneohe. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
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